science

Photo: Elephant seal in the midst of sand flipping

Our photo of the day is a lesson in keeping cool.

Photo: The Urederra is what fairytales are made of

Our magical photo of the day comes from Navarre, Spain.

Photo: The amazing feats of leafcutter ants

Our photo of the day is a lesson in strength and perseverance.

Bold effort underway to save the vaquita porpoise from extinction

With fewer than 30 vaquitas left in the wild, the ‘panda of the sea’ is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. Now a crazy plan might just save them.

Photo: Little songbird shows off his impressive tail feathers

Our surprising photo of the day comes from Southern California.

What are Diablo Winds?

The winds fanning the catastrophic Northern California fires are borne out of a complicated mash-up of meteorology, physics, geography, and topography.

Photo: Milky Way shimmers over Horseshoe Lake

Our glittery photo of the day comes from beautiful Mammoth, California.

30,000 bees found inside the buzzing walls of NJ home

The Africanized bees slipped in through a small opening, set up home, and were busy making honey.

Photo: Cross fox shows off its unusual beauty

Our stunning photo of the day come from Port au Port, Newfoundland.

Photo: Downy woodpecker perches in the light

Our serene photo of the day comes Emigrant Lake, Oregon.